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Insurance Fund Debts Deprive Pensioner of Oxygen Device in Rhodes

An elderly pensioner voiced a cry of distress at two local media agencies in the island of Rhodes over his being deprived of the life-supporting oxygen device due to his insurance fund debts to the respective medical supplier. Emmanuel Taktikopoulos,...

Three Globally Recognized Greek Artists Present Works on Rhodes

Until the 29th of July, the exhibition under the title «Images of the World-Illusions of the Universe» is taking place in Rhodes Island in Greece at the French Consulate. The opening ceremony took place last Saturday and the three artists...

Ancient Items Discovered Underwater Near Makronissos and Evia

Archaeologists have discovered ancient shipwrecks near the island of Makronissos in the Aegean Sea, dating back to the second century BC through the forth century AD. More specifically, the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities and the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research found, after diving expeditions...

A 14-Year-Old Student Sends Letter to Roger Federer And Wins International Writing Competition

Marios Chatzidimou, aged 14, is a Greek student who won the gold medal in the 41st UPU Letter Writing Competition for Young People. Participants were asked to send a letter to an athlete or a sports personality they admire...

Crete, Mykonos and Corfu Beaches Voted Among Greece’s Top 10 Destinations By Tripadvisor’s British Travellers

Well ok, we praise our beaches, tourist agents do so as well but the biggest proof of the majesty and magnificent beauty of Greek beaches is when foreign visitors vote them as the best. Tripadvisor is a major travel website...

Greek Pupils Excel at the 53rd International Mathematical Olympiad

Greek pupils shined during the 53rd International Mathematical Olympiad receiving a Gold, a Silver and three Bronze medals as well as an honorable mention in Argentina on Monday July 16, 2012. During the contest, Greek pupils proved to be the...

"Our Big Circus" Play Returns After 39 Years το Thessaloniki

“Our Big Circus"--μost Greeks above the age of 50 are undoubtedly familiar with the legendary theatrical play that was introduced to the public back in 1973-4 and ever since was only performed in school events and only because certain...

Powerful Quake Shakes Areas of Greece and Turkey

A powerful earthquake has rocked the Greek island of Rhodes and southwestern Turkey today, but no deaths or damage have been reported. The Athens Geodynamic Institute said, the quake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8, struck at a depth 23...

Shipwrecks in Rhodes and Zakynthos Being Protected From Natural Decay

A 13th century shipwreck that lies in the depths of Rhodes port is about to be put into a protection metal cave in order to safeguard its wooden hull from various sea “enemies” threatening its preservation. The idea came from...

Foreigners Look for Real Estate Opportunities on Greek Islands

They like the sun. They love the beaches. And now they have the opportunity to buy a house on the Greek island of their choice. More and more foreigners are interested in investing in real estate, especially on the Greek...